Internships & Research Opportunities

The best way to find your first career after college is to explore experiences during college.  These experiences include internships, research, job shadowing, summer jobs, student employment, volunteering, and starting your own business or social venture.

If you’re willing to put in the time, we can help you find a great experience.  Start here!

Funding Resources

Learn about funding opportunities for internships, research, and related career enhancing experiences

St. Olaf Internship Programs

Explore summer and Internship cohort programs and other opportunities specifically for Oles

Posted Internships

Search internship databases and other sources of posted internships

Hidden Internships

Build connections and access opportunities that are  not posted

St. Olaf Internship Database

Explore where other Oles have interned over the past five years


Explore on- and off-campus research opportunities

Academic Internships

Register your internship for academic credit


Explore opportunities to study, travel, work, and serve in a wide range of academic and career fields

Job and Internship Fairs

Connect with employers hiring in a wide range of career fields

Internship Alerts

The Minnesota Private Colleges’ Council shares data on posted internships in the Minnesota region and virtual internships that are posted nationally.

Resources for International Students

Explore information on internships, long-term employment, and more


Check out the video below to hear more from our Career Coaches and Peer Advisors about getting started